|Father Peter Yorke - Shaping San Francisco|
Dramatized excerpt of Father Yorke speech during 1901 City Front Federation strike in San Francisco. Originally produced by Haight Ashbury Community Radio Project in 1980.
Keywords: labor; capital; irish; Yorke
|Irish v. Chinese 1877 - Shaping San Francisco|
Dramatization of Irish couple arguing over the anti-Chinese agitation in San Francisco in 1877. Original recording by Haight Ashbury Community Radio project, 1980.
Keywords: Irish; Chinese; labor; capitalists; racism
|San Francisco's Ghadar Party Heritage: 100 Years of Radical South Asian American History - Shaping San Francisco|
In 1913, students, farmers, and roaming revolutionaries working to free India from British colonial rule came together to form the Ghadar Party, to organize mutiny in India and work towards a secular world of economic and social justice. The party, headquartered in San Francisco collaborated with a variety of Bay Area based freethinkers, labor activists, anarchists, and expats of colonized nations...
Keywords: India; British empire; Ghadar; colonialism; networked movements; Irish liberation; IWW; Punjabi; UC Berkeley
|Mat Callahan presents the "James Connolly--Songs of Freedom" project - Shaping San Francisco|
Musician and author Mat Callahan presents the James Connolly-Songs of Freedom project. "Songs of Freedom" is a collection of lyrics edited by Irish revolutionary, James Connolly, and published in New York in 1907. Its rediscovery and revival is a project undertaken by Callahan and a group of Irish, American and Swiss musicians. Tonight's event will include an account of how this project began as well as a performance of some of the songs...
Keywords: Ireland; James Connolly; 1916; Easter Rising; music; revolution; politics; Irish nationalism; International socialism
|Songs Of Freedom celebration - Shaping San Francisco|
Songs of Freedom is the name of the songbook edited by James Connolly and published in 1907. Connolly's introduction is better known than the collection for which it was written, containing his oft-quoted maxim: “Until the movement is marked by the joyous, defiant singing of revolutionary songs, it lacks one of the most distinctive marks of a popular revolutionary movement, it is the dogma of a few and not the faith of the multitude.” Though most of the songs were of Irish derivation, the s...
Keywords: Ireland; Scotland; England; New York; revolutionary songs; Irish socialism; Scottish socialism; James Connolly; nationalism
|Remembering Los Siete Dec 4 2013 - Shaping San Francisco|
The seven young men who became iconic heroes of San Francisco's left and Latino political ferment in the 1970s were eventually acquitted of murder. While the campaign to defend them led to an explosion of social organizing, we know little about how these men's lives developed in the years that followed, losing track of real people in the mists of political legitimacy and hero-worship.Vero Majano takes a look at what happened to Los Siete in the decades since the famous trial, and gives us a cha...
Keywords: Los Siete; La Raza; Latino; San Francisco; Mission; 1970s; New Left; brown power; daily life; Irish; Italians; gentrification
|The Evolving Eastern Shoreline - Shaping San Francisco|
Shaping San Francisco's Chris Carlsson provides an historic tour of the eastern shoreline from its days as tidal mudflats and open sewers crisscrossed by piers and wharves to its new incarnation as a site of ecological restoration and recreation. Anthony Khalilof Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ) offers a special look at creating a revitalized Candlestick shoreline including habitat restoration and community engagement, while interpreting the wonders of the Franciscan bioregion’s e...
Keywords: shoreline; landfill; hills; mudflats; wetlands; swamps; San Francisco; Telegraph Hill; Mission Bay; Rincon Hill; Irish Hill; Hunter's Point; India Basin; Heron's Head Park; Islais Creek; Mission Creek; Mission Bay; Yosemite Creek; Yosemite Slough; Candlestick Point; Literacy for Environmental Justice